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The Woman At The Center Of The Jay Z & Nas Beef Speaks Up & Tells Truths (Video)

Carmen Bryan is not a household name. However, she was strongly referenced in one of the most famous feuds in music history. In 2001, Jay Z launched "The Takeover" as part of his Blueprint campaign. The opening song to the acclaimed album put a reportedly longstanding tension with Nas out... Read more

Super Ugly: The Complete Evolution Of The Jay Z & Nas Beef From 1996 – 2001 (Video)

2016 has been a year of unexpected and multi-layered beefs, many of which have centered around the MC many love to hate: Drake. Over the Summer, Joe Budden and the Toronto MC mixed it up with Budden sending 4 diss records Drake's way in response to two records, "4pm In... Read more

Charles Hamilton Takes Over a Jay Z Classic With a Complex Off the Top Freestyle (Video)

A couple of weeks ago, Charles Hamilton slayed Sway's Five Fingers of Death Freestyle challenge. He went completely off the top for nearly 7 minutes over not five but EIGHT different beats. At the end, he said he wanted one more...and the video cut off. Now, that last freestyle has... Read more

Large Professor Gives the Inside Story on Jay-Z’s Takeover (Video)

You heard Large Professor give the behind the scenes story on Ether...Now, check out what he has to say about Jay-Z's Takeover. According to Extra P, Jay was not exaggerating about showing Nas that Tec-9. For real, for real...Check out the video. Related: Large Professor Discusses the Making of Ether... Read more

The evolution of Kanyeezy: Here's a timeline showing how Kanye West is quietly becoming the best MC in the game.

The first time I saw Kanye West perform in person was when Talib Kweli brought him onstage in 2003.  Kanye did not have an album yet but was making a name for himself as a producer.  He wanted to be an MC but the gents at Roc-A-Fella thought he was... Read more